|Christmas Carol Collection 2009 - Various|
LibriVox Christmas Carol Collection 2009! The LibriVox community wants to bring you a special treat for the 2009 Holiday Season. Here is a collection of 30 traditional Christmas carols performed in a variety of styles by our wonderful volunteers. Enjoy! For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org. M4B format available
Keywords: librivox; christmas; holiday; carols; songs
Downloads: 183,298 (4 reviews)
|Christmas Poetry and Hymn Collection|
LibriVox public domain recording of a Christmas Poetry and Hymn Collection collected and read by Douglas D. Anderson. This collection includes 40 different Christmas carols collected and read by Douglas D. Anderson, the creator of The Hymns and Carols of Christmas website, a public-domain collection of Christmas music containing over 2,600 hymns, carols and songs. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; christmas; poetry; hymns; carols
|The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan|
Librivox recording of the Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twelve stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring his famous detective. They were originally published in the Strand Magazine from July 1891 to June 1892. The title character was named after famous American poet Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (Summary from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available)...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; Holmes; adventure; Doyle
Downloads: 2,080,679 (16 reviews)
|Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen|
LibriVox recording of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. Read by Karen Savage. Pride and Prejudice is the most famous of Jane Austen’s novels, and its opening is one of the most famous lines in English literature - “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” Its manuscript was first written between 1796 and 1797, and was initially called First Impressions, but was never published under that title...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; austen; romance; humour
Downloads: 1,456,481 (13 reviews)
|Moby Dick, or the Whale - Herman Melville|
Librivox recording of Moby Dick, or the Whale, by Herman Melville. Read by Stewart Wills Few things, even in literature, can really be said to be unique -- but Moby Dick is truly unlike anything written before or since. The novel is nominally about the obsessive hunt by the crazed Captain Ahab of the book's eponymous white whale. But interspersed in that story are digressions, paradoxes, philosophical riffs on whaling and life, and a display of techniques so advanced for its time that some have ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature
Downloads: 1,407,317 (18 reviews)
|Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (version 02) - Mark Twain|
LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (version 02). Read by Mark F. Smith. In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain creates an entertaining adventure of Middle America in the 1800's - afloat on a raft on the Mississippi River. Huck escapes his civilized life when he arranges his own "murder" and turns back into the backwoods, downriver yokel he started as, and in the process springing a slave, Jim, from bondage...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobooks; twain; adventure; satire; finn; humor
Downloads: 898,673 (6 reviews)
|The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - Mark Twain|
LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain. Read by John Greenman. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (published 1876) is a very well-known and popular story concerning American youth. Mark Twain's lively tale of the scrapes and adventures of boyhood is set in St. Petersburg, Missouri, where Tom Sawyer and his friend Huckleberry Finn have the kinds of adventures many boys can imagine: racing bugs during class, impressing girls, with fights and stunts in the schoolyard, getting lo...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature
Downloads: 1,237,042 (10 reviews)
|Christmas Carol Collection 2006|
The LibriVox community wants to bring you a special treat for the 2006 Holiday Season. Here is a collection of traditional Christmas carols recorded by our wonderful voluteers. Enjoy! (Summary by Linda) Performers include: Kim Butler Alan Davis-Drake Diyan Claire Goget Karen Savage SKVE Kara Shallenberg Kristin Hughes For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this re...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; music; holiday; christmas
Downloads: 245,002 (2 reviews)
|The Art of War - Sun Tzu|
Librivox recording of The Art of War by Sun Tzu, translated by Lionel Giles. Read by Moira Fogarty. "The Art of War is a Chinese military treatise written during the 6th century BC by Sun Tzu. Composed of 13 chapters, each of which is devoted to one aspect of warfare, it has long been praised as the definitive work on military strategies and tactics of its time. The Art of War is one of the oldest and most famous studies of strategy and has had a huge influence on both military planning and beyo...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; war; Sun Tzu; Sunzi; Lionel Giles
Downloads: 1,240,256 (6 reviews)
|LibriVox 8th Anniversary Collection - Various|
LibriVox 8th Anniversary Collection. For the past few years we have celebrated the anniversary of LibriVox with a collection loosely themed on the number of the anniversary year. This year is no exception. Readers have contributed 88 recordings in Dutch, English, French, German, Japanese, Polish and Yiddish, and this feast of fiction, poetry, essays, articles and musical items ranges from lectures to love letters, science to songs, travel to taxes, and politics to pirates, spiced with a dash of ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; anniversary; eight; short stories; poetry; magazine articles; science fiction; poem; poetry; bible; song; songs; humor; humour; memoirs; adventure; history; romance; travel; science; self help; eclipse; relativity; motoring; car; pirate; gardening; letters; Henry VIII; politics; diplomacy; taxes; Punch; French; German; Yiddish; Polish; Dutch; Japanese; deutsch; nederlands; français; język polski; 日本語; にほんご; ייִדיש ייִדיש
|A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens|
A Christmas Carol (full title: A Christmas Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost Story of Christmas) is a Victorian morality tale of an old and bitter miser, Ebenezer Scrooge, who undergoes a profound experience of redemption over the course of one evening. (Summary from Wikipedia) Read by Glen Hallstrom. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; fiction; christmas; charles dickens; scrooge; tiny tim; cratchett; ghosts
Downloads: 234,607 (3 reviews)
|Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain|
Librivox recording of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain. Read by Annie Coleman. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884) by Mark Twain is one of the truly great American novels, beloved by children, adults, and literary critics alike. The book tells the story of "Huck" Finn (first introduced as Tom Sawyer's sidekick in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer), his friend Jim, and their journey down the Mississippi River on a raft...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; twain; huckleberry; finn
Downloads: 1,135,593 (9 reviews)
|Aesop's Fables, Volume 1 (Fables 1-25) - Aesop|
Librivox recording of Aesop's Fables, Volume 1 (Fables 1-25). Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Though almost nothing is known of Aesop himself, and some scholars question whether he existed at all, these stories stand as timeless classics known in almost every culture in the world. This is volume 1 of 12...
Keywords: literature; audiobook; librivox
|The Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas|
Librivox recording of The Count of Monte Cristo, by Alexandre Dumas. The Count of Monte Cristo (French: Le Comte de Monte-Cristo) is an adventure novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It is often considered, along with The Three Musketeers, as Dumas's most popular work. The writing of the work was completed in 1844. Like many of his novels, it is expanded from the plot outlines suggested by his collaborating ghostwriter Auguste Maquet.The story takes place in France, Italy, islands in the Mediterrane...
Keywords: monte cristo; dumas; librivox; audiobook; adventure; romance
Downloads: 1,158,707 (15 reviews)
|A Christmas Carol (dramatic reading) - Charles Dickens|
LibriVox recording of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Narrated by Elizabeth Klett, and performed by a full cast. A Christmas Carol is a novella by English author Charles Dickens first published by Chapman & Hall on 17 December 1843. The story tells of sour and stingy Ebenezer Scrooge's ideological, ethical, and emotional transformation after the supernatural visitations of Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmases Past, Present, and Yet to Come...
Keywords: librivox; audio; christmas; dickens; carol
Downloads: 121,562 (1 review)
|Dracula - Bram Stoker|
LibriVox recording of Dracula, by Bram Stoker. The classic vampire story by Bram Stoker revolves around a struggle between good and evil, tradition and modernity, and lust versus chastity. The author didn't invent vampires, but his novel has so captured the public's imagination that he is rightly considered their popularizer. Listen and you will meet not only the Count himself, but heroes Jonathan Harker and Abraham Van Helsing, plus an array of madmen, psychiatrists, and fair maidens who cross ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature
Downloads: 1,178,969 (12 reviews)
|Beowulf - Anonymous|
LibriVox recording of Beowulf, translated by Francis Barton Gummere (1855-1919). This is a short but beautiful book, and the Gummere translation really captures the feel of the Old English. Beowulf tells the story of a mysterious young warrior who saves the Spear-Danes from the terrible monster Grendel and his venomous mother. Long a mainstay of English Literature 101 courses at universities around the world, it is not only one of the oldest, but one of the most exciting English folktales ever i...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; old English; poetry; hero; Grendel; Dane
|A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens|
A collaborative reading of Charles' Dickens classic tale of Christmas by Librivox volunteers: Mark Bradford Kara Shallenberg Kristen McQuillin Hugh McGuire Bill Stackpole For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more information or to volunteer to read books, poetry, and other works in the public domain, please visit www.librivox.org...
Keywords: librivox; Christmas; literature; audiobook; Dickens
Downloads: 335,435 (4 reviews)
|Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll - Lewis Carroll|
Librivox recording of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll. A children's classic! Read by: Chapter 01 Kristen McQuillin Chapter 02 Brad Bush Chapter 03 Roger W. Barnett Chapter 04 Miette Chapter 05 Mark Bradford Chapter 06 Raza Shah Chapter 07 Kara Shallenberg Chapter 08 Kristen McQuillin Chapter 09 MarinaMechanical Chapter 10 Roger W. Barnett Chapter 11 R. Francis Smith Chapter 12 Chris Goringe For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds,...
Keywords: literature; children; audiobook; librivox
Downloads: 915,923 (1 review)
|Great Expectations - Charles Dickens|
This is a LibriVox recording of Great Expectations, read by Mark F. Smith. This classic tale tells of an orphan, Pip, who through a series of strange circumstances first finds a trade as a blacksmith's apprentice and then learns that he has "great expectations" of a future inheritance from an anonymous benefactor. He soon learns to live the profligate life of a gentleman as he gradually sheds his associations with the gentle souls of his past, Joe (the blacksmith) and Biddy (a level-headed young...
Keywords: Audiobook; LibriVox; Fiction; England
Downloads: 989,301 (4 reviews)
|Treasure Island - Robert Louis Stevenson|
Librivox recording of Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. Read by Adrian Praetzellis. A mysterious map, pirates, and pieces of eight! When young Jim Hawkins finds a map to pirates’ gold he starts on an adventure that takes him from his English village to a desert island with the murderous Black Dog, half-mad Ben Gunn, and (of course) Long John Silver. Arr Jim lad! R.L. Stevenson (1850-1894) was born in Scotland and travelled extensively in California and the south Pacific...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; pirates; Stevenson; treasure; children's literature
Downloads: 1,002,264 (12 reviews)
|Dracula (version 2) - Bram Stoker|
LibriVox recording of Bram Stoker's Dracula. Bram Stoker did not invent the vampire story, but he popularized it with his classic 1897 novel. In form Dracula is an epistolary novel, told through a series of journal entries, letters, newspaper articles, and telegrams. It begins with lawyer Jonathan Harker's perilous journey to Castle Dracula in Transylvania, and chronicles the vampire's invasion of England, where he preys upon the lovely Lucy Westenra and Harker's fiancee, Mina...
Keywords: librivox; audio; dracula; drama; vampire
Downloads: 673,390 (6 reviews)
|Anne of Green Gables - Lucy Maud Montgomery|
LibriVox recording of Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Read by Karen Savage. The timeless story of the young orphan girl sent by accident to a brother and sister who had wanted a boy, Anne, with her vivid imagination and sensitive spirit, has enchanted readers for generations. (Summary by Karen Savage) M4B audiobook of complete book
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; anne; green gables; fiction
Downloads: 297,888 (3 reviews)
|Grimm's Fairy Tales (version 2) - Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm|
LibriVox recording of Grimm's Fairy Tales (version 2), by Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm. Read by Bob Neufeld. Children's and Household Tales (German: Kinder- und Hausmärchen) is a collection of German origin fairy tales first published in 1812 by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, the Brothers Grimm. The collection is commonly known today as Grimms' Fairy Tales (German: Grimms Märchen). ( Summary by Wikipedia ) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or o...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; children; fairy tales; fiction; short stories; Grimm; Grimms' Fairy Tales
|Christmas Carol Collection 2010 - Various|
LibriVox volunteers get into the festive spirit to bring you this year's selection of carols and Christmas music - both sacred and secular. Details of the carols and singers may be found on the LibriVox catalogue page for this item. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org. M4B format available
Keywords: librivox; carols; christmas; music; song; sacred; secular; traditional
|12 Creepy Tales by Edgar Allan Poe - Edgar Allan Poe|
LibriVox recording of 12 CREEPY TALES BY EDGAR ALLAN POE(1809 - 1849) This is a collection of 12 creepy stories by that master of creepiness, Poe. The Black Cat; The Fall of the House of Usher, The Raven; The Tell Tale Heart, The Masque of the Red Death, the Premature Burial and six others that are a shuddering delight to read and listen to. Turn off the lights, settle down and hear these stories read to you as only LibriVox readers can perform them...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; horror; poe; creepy
Downloads: 538,748 (3 reviews)
|1601: Conversation, as it was by the Social Fireside, in the Time of the Tudors - Mark Twain|
LibriVox recording of 1601: Conversation, as it was by the Social Fireside, in the Time of the Tudors by Mark Twain. Please note: this recording contains strong language. "1601," wrote Mark Twain, "is a supposititious conversation which takes place in Queen Elizabeth's closet in that year, between the Queen, Ben Jonson, Beaumont, Sir Walter Raleigh, the Duchess of Bilgewater, and one or two others .....
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; satire; Great Britain; history; Elizabeth I; fiction
|1891 Collection - Various|
LibriVox recording of 1891 Collection by Various. Read by Bellona Times A look at the year 1891 through literature and non-fiction essays first published that year, including works by Mary E Wilkins, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sara Orne Jewett, and Oscar Wilde. (Summary by BellonaTimes) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: Romance; mystery; commentary; Max O'Rell; Arthur Conan Doyle, Sarah Orne Jewett; A J Payne; Edith Wharton; Brander Matthews; Oscar Wilde; Mary E Wilkins; J P Mahaffy; Lafcadio Hearn; 1891; librivox; audiobook
|Pride and Prejudice (solo version 3) - Jane Austen|
LibriVox recording of Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen. Read by Elizabeth Klett. Pride and Prejudice is Jane Austen's classic comic romance, in which the five Bennett sisters try to find that most elusive creature: a single man in possession of a large fortune. Sparks fly when sweet, pretty Jane meets their new neighbor, Mr. Bingley, but her sister Elizabeth is most offended by his haughty friend, Mr...
Keywords: librivox; audio; austen; pride; prejudice; literature; romance
Downloads: 606,899 (3 reviews)
|Pride and Prejudice (Group Project) - Jane Austen|
Librivox recording of Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen. For more information on our readers, see our catalog page: http://librivox.org/pride-and-prejudice-by-jane-austen/ Pride and Prejudice is the most famous of Jane Austen's novels, and its opening is one of the most famous lines in English literature - "It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife." Its manuscript was first written between 1796 and 1797, and was initia...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature
Downloads: 951,597 (3 reviews)
|A Tale of Two Cities - Charles Dickens|
LibriVox recording of A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens. A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is a historical novel by Charles Dickens; it is moreover a moral novel strongly concerned with themes of guilt, shame, redemption and patriotism.The plot centers on the years leading up to French Revolution and culminates in the Jacobin Reign of Terror. It tells the story of two men, Charles Darnay and Sydney Carton, who look very alike but are entirely different in character...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; dickens
Downloads: 818,260 (3 reviews)
|Ghost Story Collection 001|
LibriVox public domain Ghost Story Collection, Vol. 001. A collection of ten pieces, read by various readers, about the unreal edges of this world in legend and story; tales of love, death and beyond. If just one story prickles the hair on the back of your neck, or prickles your eyelids with the touch of tears, we will have succeeded. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; ghost stories; literature
|Jane Eyre (version 3) - Charlotte Brontë|
LibriVox recording of Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Brontë. Read by Elizabeth Klett. Charlotte Bronte's classic novel Jane Eyre is narrated by the title character, an orphan who survives neglect and abuse to become a governess at the remote Thornfield Hall. She finds a kindred spirit in her employer, the mysterious and brooding Mr. Rochester, but he hides a terrible secret that threatens their chances of happiness...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; classic; romance
Downloads: 726,705 (9 reviews)
|The Art of War - Sun Tzu|
LibriVox recording of The Art of War, by Sun Tzu (translated by Lionel Giles). Read by Paul Sze. The Art of War is a Chinese military treatise written during the 6th century BC by Sun Tzu. Composed of 13 chapters, each of which is devoted to one aspect of warfare, it has long been praised as the definitive work on military strategies and tactics of its time. (From Wikipedia.) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if ava...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; art war; sun tzu; sunzi; military strategy; Lionel Giles
|The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories - Mark Twain|
LibriVox recording of The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories by Mark Twain. Read by John Greenman. The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories is a 1906 collection of 30 comic short stories by American humorist and writer Mark Twain. Published just 4 years before his death, this was the last time he chose works from throughout his career, in an effort to show the diversity of his style and the breadth and depth of his interests...
Keywords: librivox; audio; twain; stories; humor
|The Swiss Family Robinson - Johann David Wyss|
Librivox recording of The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss. Read by Mark F. Smith. The Swiss Family Robinson has delighted generations of readers with its exciting tale of a family which, though shipwrecked, displays “the right stuff” and builds a charming colony that later, they do not want to leave. Cut off from the comforts and companionship of other humans, they use a familiarity with natural history and biology to find the resources and build the tools to construct a canoe, we...
Keywords: librivox; swiss family robinson; wyss; audiobook; literature
Downloads: 989,855 (3 reviews)
|The Return of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle|
LibriVox recording of The Return of Sherlock Holmes, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Having left Sherlock Holmes apparently deceased at the conclusion of The Final Problem (in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes), we now find that he is alive after all! In this collection, first published in 1905, the great detective causes Watson to faint (The Empty House), demonstrates that cryptography is elementary (The Dancing Men), and gets engaged (Charles Augustus Milverton)...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobooks; mystery; detective; holmes; doyle; short story
Downloads: 842,774 (2 reviews)
|Peter Pan - J. M. Barrie|
Librivox recording of Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie. Read by Librivox volunteers. Peter Pan is the well-loved story of three children and their adventures in Neverland with the boy who refuses to grow up. Swashbuckling, fairy dust, and flight; mermaid lagoons, ticking crocodiles, and Princess Tiger Lily; second to the right and then straight on till morning. You know the story... and if you don't, please start listening immediately! (summary by Meredith Hughes) For further information, including lin...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Peter Pan; James Matthew Barrie; children; fantasy; Neverland; Tinkerbell; adventure
Downloads: 541,896 (1 review)
|Christmas Carol Collection 2011 - Various|
LibriVox's 2011 Christmas Carol Collection. LibriVox volunteers bring you this year's selection of 25 sacred and secular carols and Christmas songs, in English, German and Latin. The collection comprises: Christ was Born on Christmas Day Words by John Mason Neale (1818-1866), Music C14 German, arranged by Rev. Charles Lewis Hutchins (1838-1920) Christmas Lullaby or Dear Little Stranger by Charlotte G...
Keywords: librivox; audio; christmas; carols; music; deutsch; Latin; English; German; Christmas music
|Uncle Tom's Cabin - Harriet Beecher Stowe|
Librivox recording of Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Read by John Greenman. Among the most "banned" books in the United States, Uncle Tom’s Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly is a novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe which treats slavery as a central theme. Stowe was a Connecticut-born teacher at the Hartford Female Academy and an active abolitionist. The novel is believed to have had a profound effect on the North’s view of slavery...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; stowe; uncle tom
Downloads: 807,006 (9 reviews)
|Grimms' Fairy Tales - Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm|
Librivox recording of Fairy Tales by the Brother Grimm. A classic collection of oral German folklore, brought together for posterity by the scholarly brothers Grimm in the 1800s, this epitome of fairy tales includes many of the world's best known stories. In these dark foreboding woods, you will find: Rapunzel, Hansel and Gretel, Rumpelstiltskin, Lily and the Lion (better known as Beauty and the Beast), and Snow White and Rose Red, among other timeless works...
Keywords: literature; audiobook; children; librivox
Downloads: 705,813 (2 reviews)
|Les Misérables, Vol. 1 - Victor Hugo|
LibriVox recording of Les Misérables, Vol. 1, by Victor Hugo. Read by LibriVox volunteers. An ex-convict breaks parole and starts a new life as a righteous man, but is pursued by a police inspector. Along the way, the ex-convict joins a revolution, adopts a daughter, and beats people up. Hooray. (Summary by smileyman457) For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; steal; romance; ex-convict; French Revolution
Downloads: 303,508 (4 reviews)
|Walden - Henry David Thoreau|
Librivox recording of Walden by Henry David Thoreau Read by Gord Mackenzie. Walden by Henry David Thoreau is one of the best-known non-fiction books written by an American. Published in 1854, it details Thoreau’s life for two years, two months, and two days around the shores of Walden Pond. Walden is neither a novel nor a true autobiography, but a social critique of the Western World, with each chapter heralding some aspect of humanity that needed to be either renounced or praised...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature
Downloads: 571,127 (8 reviews)
|How to Analyze People on Sight Through the Science of Human Analysis: The Five Human Types - Benedict, Elsie Lincoln|
LibriVox recording of How to Analyze People on Sight, by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict. In this popular American book from the 1920s, accomplished public speaker and self-help charlatan Elsie Lincoln Benedict outlines her pseudo-scientific system of "Human Analysis". She proposes that, within the human race, five sub-types have developed through evolutionary processes, each with its own distinct character traits and corresponding outward appearance...
Keywords: psychology; pseudoscience; audiobook; librivox
|The Odyssey - Homer|
Librivox recording of The Odyssey, by Homer (transl. Samuel Butler). The Odyssey is one of the two major ancient Greek epic poems (the other being the Iliad), attributed to the poet Homer. The poem is commonly dated to between 800 and 600 BC. The poem is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad, and concerns the events that befall the Greek hero Odysseus in his long journey back to his native land Ithaca after the fall of Troy...
Keywords: LibriVox; literature; audiobook; homer; classics; adventure; poetry
Downloads: 707,886 (2 reviews)
|The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - L. Frank Baum|
Librivox recording of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The timeless story of the Wizard Of Oz. Follow Dorothy as she leaves Kansas for Oz on a cyclone. She meets many strange, and wonderful people and creatures along the way. Enjoy it again with your children and family. Summary by J. Hall For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; children; Oz; Dorothy
Downloads: 772,677 (1 review)
|The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle|
LibriVox recording of The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Sherlock Holmes is a fictional detective of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, who first appeared in publication in 1887. He was devised by Scottish author and doctor Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. A brilliant London-based detective, Holmes is famous for his prowess at using logic and astute observation to solve cases. He is perhaps the most famous fictional detective, and indeed one of the best known and most univers...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; adventure; mystery; doyle; sherlock holmes
Downloads: 383,000 (3 reviews)
|Emma - Jane Austen|
LibriVox recording of Emma, by Jane Austen. Read by Sherry Crowther. (Vol. 1 Ch. 4 and Vol. 2 Ch. 11 read by Kara Shallenberg) Sherry reads Jane Austen’s sparkling comedy of manners with wit and vivacity, and brings the characters to life. Mr. Woodhouse worries and frets, Miss Bates chatters on, and Emma blithely manipulates and misunderstands her friends and family until she finally learns her lesson! (Summary by Kara) For further information, including links to online text, reader informatio...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; austen; emma; comedy; regency; england
Downloads: 688,939 (1 review)
|2 B R 0 2 B & The Big Trip Up Yonder - Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.|
LibriVox recording of 2 B R 0 2 B & The Big Trip Up Yonder, by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Read by Phil Chenevert These two stories by Kurt Vonnegut were written almost a decade apart but they are definitely connected. The Big Trip Up Yonder, published in Galaxy Science Fiction January 1954 is a comical yet scary description of what over population was going to do to society after aging was conquered and a simple daily dose of "anti-gerosone" would keep you forever the same age...
Keywords: sf; SCIENCE FICTION; vonnegut; 2br02b; overpopulation; short story; fiction; future; librivox; audiobook; SF
|Call of the Wild - Jack London|
LibriVox recording of Call of the Wild, by Jack London. In this novel (often mistakingly classified a children’s book) the main protagonist Buck, a St. Bernard/Collie mix, is abducted and sold to a trainer of sled dogs in Alaska. He adapts to the brutal conditions and is finally acquired by a loving man. When this new owner is killed, Buck follows the ‘call of the wild’ and joins a pack of wolves...
Keywords: literature; audiobook; librivox
Downloads: 450,269 (6 reviews)